What is Clomiphene used for?
Clomiphene is an ovulatory stimulant used to treat female infertility. It stimulates ovulation by producing more hormones, which in turn activate a woman's ovaries to release one or more eggs. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Clomiphene?
The dosage of Clomiphene prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Clomiphene by mouth with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Clomiphene?
If you miss a dose of Clomiphene medication, contact your physician promptly.
What if you overdose on Clomiphene?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Clomiphene, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Clomiphene?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Clomiphene, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Clomiphene?
Like other medicines, Clomiphene can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Clomiphene are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Clomiphene cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Clomiphene develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Clomiphene can cause side effects such as headache, nausea, stomach upset, dizziness, breast tenderness, and blurred vision. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Clomiphene.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Clomiphene?
Is it possible for me to take Clomiphene with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Clomiphene?
What are the possible drug interactions of Clomiphene?
How will Clomiphene work in my body?
How should Clomiphene be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Clomiphene drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Clomiphene is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.